Team Meat‘s tough-as-nails Super Meat Boy hit it big last year on Xbox Live Arcade, and Team Meat announced today that a new project is underway. In an interview with Eurogamer, the two-man development team confirmed that this new project was an “ambitious” and “more experimental” project than their previous game.
The United States Supreme Court ruled in Brown v. EMA earlier today, deciding in a 7-2 vote to strike down a proposed California law to assist in the ban of sales of violent video games to minors. Originally known as Schwarzenegger v. EMA, The law would have given a government body the right to label individual titles as inappropriate and issue fines to retailers caught selling these titles to those [...]
Seems like somebody has attacked the Genji: Days of the Blade developer’s weak point. According to G-Dash (as translated by Kotaku), there are some photos floating around that the Game Republic offices have for rent signs hanging about. Sad day, eh? Genji became incredibly famous in 2006 when game producer Bill Ritch said that the game contained “famous battles which actually took place in ancient Japan.” Immediately after, there was [...]
EA isn’t known for shooting themselves in the foot. Well, at least, not with a metaphorical gun of this caliber, that is. EA is launching their own digital distribution service, Origin. Origin is basically EA’s own take on Steam, offering their users a platform with which they can buy and download games, and manage purchases. However, this move seems to be alienating their user base in favor of trying to [...]
2K Games, publishers of the (very) long-awaited Duke Nukem Forever, have fired their PR firm, The Redner Group, after Redner tweeted the following message: #AlwaysBetOnDuke too many went too far with their reviews…we r reviewing who gets games next time and who doesn’t based on today’s venom While this type of behavior – withholding review products based on how a reviewer responds to said product – is not new, it’s [...]
It looks like 2011 will go down in history as the year everybody got hacked. We recently reported on LulzSec‘s recent attacks on Sony‘s network. It looks like this was just the tip of the iceberg, as LulzSec recently announced on their Twitter feed that they’ve infiltrated Bethesda‘s network and acquired over 200,000 Brink users’ account details. But Bethesda isn’t alone in being hacked right now. Nintendo, Epic Games, and [...]
In Spain, police claim to have arrested 3 leaders of the hacker group Anonymous this morning. The police’s Twitter feed stated “Spanish Police dismantle the #Anonymous hacker group in Spain. They attacked #Playstation Store.” Those leaders have apparently been released without bail now, but this still marks a milestone in the the investigation of the PSN attacks in April.